The Brus; From A Collation Of The Cambridge And Edinburgh Manuscripts Volume 28 by John BarbourThe Brus; From A Collation Of The Cambridge And Edinburgh Manuscripts Volume 28 by John Barbour

The Brus; From A Collation Of The Cambridge And Edinburgh Manuscripts Volume 28

byJohn Barbour

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ... Bot tha the castell nocht forthi Held tha fif dais sturdely. Syn yhald it on the sext day, 30 And till thar cuntre syn went tha. Thus was the castell and the toun To Scottismenis possessioun Brocht, and sone eftir the king Com ridand with his gadering:3 To Berwik, and in the castele He herbryit is bath far and wele, And all his gret lordis him by; The remanand all comonly To herbry in the toun ar gane. 40 The king has than to consale tane That he wald nocht brek doun the wall, Bot castell and the toun withall Stuff wele with men and with vittale And alkyn othir apparale 45 That micht avale or yhet mister To bald castell or toun of wer. And Walter Steward of Scotland, That than was yhoung and avenand, And sone in law was till the king, so Had sa gret will and sic yharning Nri hand the Marehis for to be That Berwik till yhemsal tuk he, And resavit of the king the toun And the castell and the dongeoun. 55 The king gert men of gret noblay Rid intill Ingland for to pray, That brocht out gret plente of fe, And sum cuntreis trewit he For vittale that in gret fusoun 0 He gert bring smertly till the toun, Sa that bath toun and castell war Wele stuffit for ane yher and mar. The gud Steward of Scotland then Send for his frendis and his men, s Quhill he had with him, but areheris. But burges and but awblasteris, Fif hundreth men wicht and worthy That armis bar of awneestry. Johne Crab ane Fleming als had he. To That was of sa gret subtilite Till ordane till mak apparale For till defend and till assale Castell of wer or than cite, That nane slear micht fundin be. 75 He gert engynis and eranis ma, And purvait gret fyr alsua; Springaldis and schotis on ser maneris That till defend castellis eflFeris He purvait into full gret wane; RO Bot...
Title:The Brus; From A Collation Of The Cambridge And Edinburgh Manuscripts Volume 28Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021732407X

ISBN - 13:9780217324076

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